When you imagine luxurious travel experiences there’s a decent chance a ski resort vacation comes to mind. Picture hotels filled with jet-setting guests in from around the world. Perhaps there’s a hearty fire, a bottle of Champaign, and a spread of cheese. Snow falls gently as Alpine cabins radiate a warm glow, protecting those inside from cold mountain winds. Infectious smiles adorn children eagerly awaiting their first chairlift ride. Trendy cafes offer up tasty drinks as chefs hurriedly prepare kitchens for the evening dinner rush. Where exactly are those places epitomizing this ideal? We got it into our heads to look around the world and bring you a sample of ski resort destinations offering the best in their respective regions. Whether it’s Canada or Chile, Austria or Japan, these are Trip.com’s top places to hit the slopes.
Austria, Kitzbhel, Schwarzsee.
Kitzbhel, known as the Pearl of the Alps, is a seven-hundred-year-old town that fully demonstrates the charm of alpine skiing and hiking.
Take a traditional carriage to the city on the Schwarz Lake in the winter. The mountains and lakes covered by silver are also very beautiful.